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hey wanting to get a kind of test bench type thing setup..

should i go for a s775 or am2 board? gotta be cheap.
i noticed theirs a fair few s775 celes n p4's on ebay for faily cheap..

and what board should i be trying to find? ( chipset wise )
my old board ( and think the one i got now ) has a cap on the FBS..
which i dont mind to much for my sigrig.
but for this rig i want to be able to go till the cpu cockblocks itself from hwbot.

i will add decent chipset cooling as well, and i got a oldish s775 waterblock, if go s775 use that, if not proably some cheap air cooler ( TRUE ect )
though for wcing i dont have a rad yet O.o
    
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Buy then a P45 or P35 based motherboard, preferably a DFI Blood Iron. They had immense OCing potential and should be fairly cheap if you can find them.
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Buy then a P45 or P35 based motherboard, preferably a DFI Blood Iron. They had immense OCing potential and should be fairly cheap if you can find them.
cheers ill have a lookies around (:
    
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